Justin Denney, professor, sociology, and a co-author received the University of Minnesota Population Center’s 2021 IPUMS Health Surveys Research Award for Published Research for their article “Hearing Impairment, Household Composition, Marital Status, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults” in Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “Edipo se hizo mendigo y habitó entre nosotros: una interpretación de La Historia Oficial y Cuerpos Prohibidos” (“Oedipus became a beggar and dwelled among us: An interpretation of The Official Story and Forbidden Bodies”) in Iter (Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences Press, Santiago, Chile).
She also presented “El ‘Otro’ radical como guardián de la memoria: cuerpo, voz, y disidencia en Una Mujer Fantástica, de Sebastián Lelio” (“The Radical ‘Other’ as the Guardian of Memory: Body, Voice, and Dissent in Sebastián Lelio’s A Fantastic Woman”) at the 39th International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored the poem “Parallel Waters” in High Desert Journal.
Andra Chastain, assistant professor, history, WSU Vancouver, authored “‘A Shameful and Uncivilized Spectacle’: Taxibuses, Students, and the Conflicted Road to Deregulation in Pinochet’s Chile, 1975–1978″ in Journal of Transport History; and “Rethinking Basic Infrastructure: French Aid and Metro Development in Postwar Latin America,” in a special issue of Comparativ, “Transforming Cities: Urbanization and International Development in Africa and Latin America since 1945.”
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Steering Around the Transpacific in the Contemporary American Nuclear Imaginary” at the Association for Asian American Studies’ annual conference online.
Streamas also presented “Displacement and the Japanese American Experience”: a reading and conversation with graphic novelist Kiku Hughes for the Get Lit! literary festival of Eastern Washington University.
W. Puck Brecher, associate professor, history, authored Japan’s Private Spheres: Autonomy in Japanese History, 1600-1930 (Brill).
Dean Johnson, scholarly associate professor, mathematics and statistics, was selected to receive the American Statistical Association’s Statistical Consulting Section’s “best topic” award for a session he organized titled “Challenging Collaborations and Lessons Learned” for the ASA Joint Statistical Meetings.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate, anthropology, authored Robert J. Hard and John R. Roney: Early Farming and Warfare in Northwest Mexico (University of Utah Press).
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored two poems, “Shelter Out of Place” and “Golden Years,” in Tales from Six Feet Apart.